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Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later


Bernard Bormann, with the Pacific Northwest Research station, had been studying the forests’ of the Siskiyou mountains for years. When the 500,000 acre Biscuit fire burned through his research plots, he first thought all was lost. But in the 10 years since the fire, he’s been able to compare life before and after fire to reveal an amazing amount of new information about how life returns to the forest after fire.

First Broadcast: 2012
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Todd Sonflieth
Videographer: Nicholas Fisher

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2003 OFG documentary on Biscuit Fire

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Balloon Archaeology; Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later; Collier Glacier

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2311
Original Broadcast: February 23, 2012